Posts Tagged ‘pain management’

What is Palliative Care for Seniors?

The incredible advances made by modern medicine mean that the average American can expect to live a lot longer than his or her grandparents lived. While that’s an amazing thing, it also means that there are a lot more older Americans dealing with chronic illnesses. That’s where palliative care for seniors comes in. What is…

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Do You Know About The Dangers Of Opioid Painkillers And How To Deal With Them?

Pain is an unfortunate reality for many elderly individuals. Fortunately, though, there are ways to deal with it. Common methods include prescription drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medications and pain management techniques, like yoga and meditation. Opioid Painkillers Opioid painkillers, a prescription-based treatment, are popular and can be extremely potent. But they can also be very dangerous.…

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